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Old 12-31-2011, 08:05 AM   #1
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Scare light bulb

I'm in one place and the trailer is in another. Anyone know the bulb type (part or model #) for late model scare lights?

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Old 12-31-2011, 08:44 AM   #2
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Posts: 28 /they have a parts list on their web site. Have a Blessed Day
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Old 12-31-2011, 01:42 PM   #3
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The stock bulb is an 1141. They tend to run hot and melt the lens. I posted a list of lower wattage alternatives here..
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Old 12-31-2011, 01:58 PM   #4
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incandescent scare lamp bulb

spec'd for #1156, I believe.

an #1141 will fit, but gives only 70% of the light from an #1156, but also runs "cooler" if you have a plastic lens in the light. (some have reported "melting" the plastic lens of the light.)

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Old 12-31-2011, 03:29 PM   #5
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The correct bulb is #1141 which has 21 candle power.

A # 1156 bulb has 32 candle power.

The 1156 bulb burns much hotter than the 1141.

The 1156 for sure will disfigure the lens.

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